Executive Profiles

Jay Humphlett, EVP of Dataminr’s Public Sector

Jay Humphlett

Public Sector EVP


Jay Humphlett, EVP of Dataminr’s Public Sector

Jay Humphlett serves as Dataminr’s Executive Vice President, Public Sector and as a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team. Humphlett has over 30 years of experience in the aerospace, defense, security, and government services industries executing major growth strategies worldwide. 

By way of background from his Linkedin, Dataminr’s AI platform detects the earliest signals of high-impact events and emerging risks from publicly available data sources, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster response, and stronger crisis management for its customers across the globe. 

Before he joined Dataminr in September 2018, Humphlett served as managing director at ValuePoint Group, a private equity and consulting company specializing in the aerospace, defense, security and government services sectors. 

Humphlett founded and served as the CEO of VIGILINT Expeditionary Solutions, a premier provider of intelligence-driven global health protection including full spectrum mission critical telemedicine, crisis management, and other expeditionary solutions for commercial and government clients with operations in austere locations.. 

His previous experience includes serving as President of Tempus Jets Special Mission Aircraft Services where he led the company’s efforts supporting warfighters in Afghanistan, Africa, and other regions.

Prior to joining Tempus Jets, in 2005 Humphlett was the General Manager of Raytheon’s Special Mission Aircraft unit, where he led the company’s efforts to enter the airborne systems integration and prime contractor business, as well as the Deputy General Manager of Raytheon’s Unmanned & Reconnaissance Systems unit responsible for sensors and related systems on the Global Hawk, U-2, and other platforms. 

Humphlett earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical and biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business Administration degree in entrepreneurship from the University of California Los Angeles’ School of Management. He also has an extensive military background, having served as a F-14 Tomcat Naval Flight Officer and VX-4/VX-9 Special

Programs Department Head. Jay also completed two combat cruises to support Operation Desert Storm/Southern Watch and graduated from the Navy Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun).

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